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The American Methodism Project

The American Methodism Project is a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism. The primary goal of this project is to provide both the digital tools and the digitized texts of American Methodism to better understand both Methodism and the United States. Contemporary questions of church and state boundaries, the role of government, moral development, education, leadership, labor, immigration, family, etc. are topics which can benefit from debates and reflections contained within this corpus of materials.

The scope of the project focuses upon described and published materials of American Methodism that are of value to researchers for access, searching, and analysis. From local churches to global missionaries, the project will document American Methodism's role and reach within local communities and the broader society by published minutes of meetings, local church histories, magazines, papers and pamphlets, books, reference works, and dissertations.

American Methodism is especially well-documented and can provide significant insights into the debates and developments of local communities, regions, and the nation. Once established, Methodism grew with the United States so that it included more than 34 percent of all American church members by 1850. Nathan Hatch and others have noted how American Methodism uniquely parallels the development of the United States and its culture over time. Methodists established hospitals, orphanages, and colleges (at one point more than one per year), and even today the United Methodist Church claims to be the only Christian body to have established a congregation in every county of the United States. The varied sources, voices, and perspectives of these documents will provide a rich resource for interpreting the past. The project also hopes to stimulate the creation of tools to analyze this corpus of material.

The project is a partnership between the United Methodist-related seminary libraries, the Internet Archive, the United Methodist Commission on Archives and History, and the Methodist Librarians Fellowship. Additional materials will be selected from the partner libraries, other related institutions, historical societies, scholarly societies, publishers, other libraries and archives, annual conferences, United Methodist agencies, local churches, and other Methodist-related denominations.

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collections 2
texts 4,068

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American Libraries

TOPIC
Methodist Church 487
Methodist Episcopal Church 479
Methodism 180
Methodists 160
Methodist church 105
Catalog 103
Register 103
Yearbook 101
Methodist Episcopal Church, South 90
Millsaps College -- Students -- Newspapers 77
College Student Newspapers and Periodicals -- Mississippi -- Jackson 74
Sermons, American 72
Wesleyan Methodist Church 69
Missions 64
African American Methodists 62
Wesley, John, 1703-1791 59
Sermons, English 52
genealogy 47
Methodist Episcopal Church. North Carolina Conference 38
Church of England 35
Bible 34
Methodist Episcopal Church. Southern Illinois Conference 32
United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference 32
Theology 31
Clergy 30
Methodist Church (U.S.) 30
Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference 29
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. North Carolina Conference 26
Hymns, English 25
Methodist Episcopal church 25
Episcopal Church 23
Frontier and pioneer life 23
Theology, Doctrinal 23
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 21
Associate Presbyterian Church of North America 20
Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference (Central Jurisdiction) 20
Reformed Church in America 20
Alumni publication 16
Christian life 15
Methodist Episcopal Church. Atlantic Mission Conference 15
Methodist Church -- Clergy 14
Slavery -- United States 14
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church 13
Methodism -- History 13
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America 13
Baptists 12
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12
Methodist Church (Canada) 12
Methodist Episcopal Church. North Indiana Conference 12
Sunday schools 12
Asbury, Francis, 1745-1816 11
Baptists -- Clergy 11
Clergy -- United States 11
Congregational churches -- United States Clergy 11
Lutheran Church -- United States Clergy 11
Methodist Episcopal Church. Central Illinois Conference 11
Apologetics 10
Methodist Church (Great Britain) 10
Primitive Methodist Church (Great Britain) 10
Student publication 10
Catholic Church 9
Congregational churches 9
Epworth League (U.S.) 9
Lord's Supper 9
Lutheran Church 9
North Carolina 9
Slavery and the church 9
United Methodist Church 9
African Americans 8
Christian ethics 8
Methodist Church -- Missions 8
Religious education 8
Slavery and the church -- Methodist Episcopal Church 8
Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788 8
Class meetings, Methodist 7
Education 7
Indians of North America 7
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. South Georgia Conference 7
Presbyterian Church in the U.S 7
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A 7
Presbyterian church in the United States 7
Presbyterian reformed church in North America 7
Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America 7
Sermons 7
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 7
Unitarian Universalist churches -- United States Clergy 7
Unitarian churches 7
Women 7
Antinomianism 6
Arminianism 6
Christian sociology 6
Emory College 6
Episcopacy 6
Evangelistic sermons 6
Lee, Jesse, 1758-1816 6
Methodist Church (United States) Conferences. Mississippi. [from old catalog] 6
Watson, Richard, 1781-1833 6
Wesley family 6
Apostolic succession 5
Baptism 5
Cartwright, Peter, 1785-1872 5
Cookery, American 5
Evangelistic work 5
Evangelists 5
Fletcher, John, 1729-1785 5
Free Methodist Church of North America 5
Funeral sermons 5
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 5
Jesus Christ 5
Mackenzie, Peter, 1824-1895 5
Methodist Book Concern 5
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference 5
Methodist Episcopal Church. Illinois Conference 5
Methodist Protestant Church 5
Philosophy 5
Slavery 5
Universities and colleges 5
Wyandot Indians 5
Bascom, H. B. (Henry Bidleman), 1796-1850 4
California -- Description and travel 4
Calvinism 4
Caples, William Goff, 1819-1864 4
Christian life -- Methodist authors 4
Christianity 4
Christianity and other religions 4
Church polity 4
Cole, Henry, 1500?-1580 4
Hamline, L. L. (Leonidas Lent), 1797-1865 4
Harding, Thomas, 1516-1572 4
Meditations 4
Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina-Virginia Conference 4
Methodist Church -- Clergy Biography 4
Methodist Church -- Doctrines 4
Methodist Church -- Kentucky 4
Methodist Episcopal Church in Illinois 4
Methodist Episcopal Church in Ohio 4
Methodist Episcopal Church. Board of Education for Negroes 4
Methodist Episcopal church in Mexico [from old catalog] 4
Methodist Episcopal church in the Mississippi valley 4
Methodist Protestant Church (U.S. : 1830-1939) 4
Methodist theological seminaries 4
Missions -- China 4
Missions -- India 4
Prayers 4
Reformation 4
Reformed Church 4
Religion and ethics 4
Revivals 4
Sermons, Latin 4
Simpson, Matthew, 1811-1884 4
Slavery and the church -- Methodist Episcopal church. [from old catalog] 4
Theological anthropology 4
Unitarian Universalist churches -- Clergy 4
Voyages around the world 4
Wesleyan Methodist Connection (or Church) of America 4
Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society 4
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Bunyan, John, 1628-1688 3
Cartwright, Thomas, 1535-1603 3
Catholic Church x Doctrines 3
Childs, John Wesley, 1800-1850 3
Christian union 3
Clark, John, 1758-1833 3
Conduct of life 3
Diamond mines and mining 3
Diamonds 3
Dow, Lorenzo, 1777-1834 3
Ethnic groups 3
Fast-day sermons 3
Finley, James B. (James Bradley), 1781-1856 3
Green, Alexander Little Page, 1806-1874 3
Iliff, Thomas Corwin, 1845-1918 3
Indiana -- Church history Periodicals 3
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 3
Law 3
Methodist Church -- History 3
Methodist Church -- Illinois Chicago 3
Methodist Church in Indiana 3
Methodist Church in Ireland 3
Methodist Church of Canada 3
Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada 3
Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences. Holston 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences. Rock River 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Genesee Conference 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Upper Iowa Conference 3
Methodist Episcopal church in Nebraska 3
Methodist New Connexion 3
Methodist conferences 3
Methodist women 3
Missions -- Canada 3
Missouri -- Church history 3
Missouri -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Asbury), 1794-1874 3
Morton, David, 1833-1898 3
Prayer-books 3
Predestination 3
Primitive Methodist Church 3
Religion 3
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Methodist Annual Conference Journals
126,402
Millsaps College is a private, liberal arts college located in Jackson, Mississippi, founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. This digital collection exhibits the history of the college through student and alumni publications and course catalogs. All material is from the collection of Millsaps-Wilson Library.These works reflect the time of their creation and as such provide historical and cultural information. They may contain content that is no longer representative of...
California Digital Library
by Shellabear, W. G. (William Girdlestone), 1862-1947
22,750
0
0
Topic: English language -- Dictionaries Malay
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries Xhosa, English language -- Dictionaries Zulu
California Digital Library
14,805
3
0
Topic: Proverbs, Tamil
Topic: Malay language -- English
Topic: Wesleyan Methodist Church
Topic: Japanese language -- Grammar
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=NwkUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Lange, Rudolf, 1850-1933; Noss, Christopher, b. 1869
7,157
0
0
Topic: Japanese language -- Grammar
The American Methodism Project
by Rudolf Lange , Christopher Noss
6,674
1
0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PhVCAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
by Maclay, Robert Samuel, 1824-1907; Baldwin, C. C
6,649
0
1
( 1 reviews )
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=JDoSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Badley, Brenton Hamline, 1849-1891
6,488
1
0
California Digital Library
by United Methodist Free Churches; Brooke, William T
6,356
1
0
Without music
Topics: Methodist Church, Hymns, English
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
6,162
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
California Digital Library
by Kendall, H. B. (Holliday Bickerstaffe), 1844-1919
6,091
1
0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=c4USAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Columbia University Libraries
by Chreitzberg, A. M. (Abel McKee), 1820-1908
5,450
0
0
Topic: Methodist Church -- South Carolina
California Digital Library
by Blamires, W. L; Smith, John B
5,359
1
0
Topics: Methodist Church -- Australia Victoria, Victoria -- Church history
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=sjgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=YTcSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QsMQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Bibliography: p. 200-203
Topic: First United Methodist Church (Charlotte, N.C.)
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
4,745
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
4,588
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
California Digital Library
by Hayes, Ernest Henry
4,309
0
0
Topic: Sunday schools
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
4,301
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Columbia University Libraries
by Jewell, Horace
4,301
0
0
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodism, genealogy
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Bible, Theology
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=E2VKAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
The Library of Congress
by Haywood, John, 1762-1826. [from old catalog]; Colyar, Arthur St. Clair, 1818-1907. [from old catalog]; Armstrong, Zella, [from old catalog] comp
4,060
2
0
Supplemented by: "Index. Compiled by Zella Armstrong" (2 p. l., 26 p. ; 22 cm.) published: Chattanooga, Tenn. : The Lookout Publishing Company, 1939. Call number: F436.H435 Index
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Harmon, Nolan B. (Nolan Bailey), 1892-; World Methodist Council; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Commission on Archives and History
3,980
0
0
Includes index
Topic: Methodist Church
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Harmon, Nolan B. (Nolan Bailey), 1892-; World Methodist Council; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Commission on Archives and History
3,879
0
0
Includes index
Topic: Methodist Church
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y7oQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Malay language
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=RbsQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IsIQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
The American Methodism Project
by Telford, John, 1851-1936
3,537
0
0
Topic: Methodist Church
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HDcSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
3,501
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Topic: Mahomet Methodist Church
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=isEQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Drew University
3,193
0
0
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
3,170
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
by First United Methodist Church (Dallas, Tex.)
3,092
0
0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: First United Methodist Church (Dallas, Tex.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
by Methodist Episcopal Church Missionary Society
3,040
0
0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=4gj0PNtqWr4C&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
by Bhadrabāhu, Hermann Jacobi
3,027
0
0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=WdEGAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
2,953
1
0
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=GboQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=6b8QAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (U.S.) was formed by the union of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and parts of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church and the Blue Ridge-Atlantic Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Topics: Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Cornell University Library
by Allen, Stephen, 1810-1888; Pilsbury, W. H. (William Hacket), 1806-1888
2,737
0
0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences. East Maine, Methodist Church,...
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
2,709
0
0
Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
The American Methodism Project
by Grimes, Lewis Howard, 1915-1989; Loyd, Roger
2,674
0
0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Topics: Perkins School of Theology, Methodist theological seminaries
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Bible, Theology
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=NqMOAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Bretherton, Francis Fletcher
2,649
0
0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Methodist Church, Methodist Church, Chester (England) -- Church history, Cheshire (England) --...
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=0nkRAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8